|Born||Eric Joseph Durdaller
February 16, 1961
|Occupation||Screenwriter, film director|
The first film written by Red was Gunmen's Blues, a short he produced and directed while a student at the AFI Conservatory. He went broke trying to get national distribution for the film and had to drive a cab in New York for a year to recoup.
His AFI thesis script, The Hitcher, was produced in 1986. A major studio remake of The Hitcher was released in 2007 with Red as a consultant. He wrote the original script to Lost Boys: The Tribe and narrated the film at the 2010 Screamfest Horror Film Festival in Los Angeles.
Eric Red published his first novel, Don't Stand So Close in 2011.
- Gunmen's Blues, writer/director (1981)
- The Hitcher, writer (1986)
- Telephone, writer/director (1986)
- Near Dark, writer (1987)
- Cohen and Tate, writer/director (1989)
- Blue Steel, writer (1990)
- Body Parts, writer/director (1991)
- The Last Outlaw, writer (1993)
- Bad Moon, writer/director (1996)
- Undertow, writer/director (1996)
- 100 Feet, writer/director (2008)
- "Eric Red". The New York Times. Retrieved May 26, 2012.
- "Eric Red Biography". filmreference.com. Retrieved May 26, 2012.
- staff (March 30, 2001). "Interview with Eric Red". Buried.com. Retrieved August 21, 2011.
- "Eric Red Biography". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved August 21, 2011.
- EyeForFilm.co.uk -Interview with Eric Red about 100 Feet and Nightlife
- "Check out Eric Red's Original Lost Boys Prequel Script".
- "Screamfest Hosts a Screening of The Hitcher in LA this Wednesday with Writer and Director".